Scale

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Diseconomies Of Scale
... Diseconomies of scale are the forces that cause larger firms and governments to produce goods and services at increased per-unit costs ... The concept is the opposite of economies of scale ...
Planck Scale
... In particle physics and physical cosmology, the Planck scale is an energy scale around 1.22 × 1019 GeV (which corresponds by the mass–energy equivalence to the Planck mass 2.17645 × 10−8 kg) at which quantum ... At this scale, the description of sub-atomic particle interactions in terms of quantum field theory breaks down, due to the apparent non-renormalizability of gravity ... For energies approaching the Planck scale, a new theory of quantum gravity is required, and the current leading approaches are string theory and M-theory ...
Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale
... The Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS),also known as the Brazleton Neonatal Assessment Scale (BNAS), was developed in 1973 by Dr ... The Brazleton scale produces a total of 47 scores, of which 27 are behaviorial related and 20 are elicited responses ... coordination are all assessed." The consequential validity of the Brazleton scale has been very favorable, providing a considerable research base ...
Polymer Physics - Flexibility
... Whether a polymer is flexible or not depends on the scale of interest ... Looking at length scale smaller than 50 nm (Known as the McGuinness limit), it behaves more or less like a rigid rod ... At length scale much larger than 50 nm, it behaves like a flexible chain ...
Scale - Other
... Weighing scale, an instrument used to measure weight or mass Libra (constellation), also known as "the scales" Scale insect, small, often parasitic, insects that feed off of plants Fouling ...

Famous quotes containing the word scale:

    ‘Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Another armored animal—scale
    lapping scale with spruce-cone regularity until they
    form the uninterrupted central
    tail-row!
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    The perch swallows the grub-worm, the pickerel swallows the perch, and the fisherman swallows the pickerel; and so all the chinks in the scale of being are filled.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)